Requesting Programs for Trade Exhibit Assistance Grants

Trade Show Assistance Grants

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Foods & Marketplaces is inviting Vermont agricultural and forestry corporations to utilize for Trade Demonstrate Support Grants (TSAG). These grants supply companies with cash to determine, approach, exhibit, and promote their Vermont items at out-of-condition trade displays or virtual shows concentrating on out-of-condition purchasers. These matching grants can mitigate the economic dangers related with exhibiting at trade demonstrates, which offer excellent prospects to network with wholesale potential buyers. 
Funding may possibly be employed to reimburse up to 50% of the next costs: vacation advertising assets and booth style and design registration service fees booth fees furnishings utilities shipping/freight and other advertising and marketing costs (samples, printing, and so forth.). Applicants may possibly include things like up to five trade shows in their yearly trade clearly show advertising program, requesting a full of among $2,000 and $5,000 in suitable reimbursements for displays that acquire place among April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024. Enterprises may possibly not use for funding to help attendance at trade displays they have by now attended 5 or far more occasions. 
Eligible applicants are Vermont-based mostly agricultural and forestry organizations that satisfy the adhering to conditions: (1) Business is registered with the Vermont Secretary of State and has been in company for in excess of just one year (2) Organization or its headquarters are found in just Vermont (3) Business enterprise has 3 or additional wholesale accounts (4) Business’ items satisfy the Vermont Area Definition as described in Act 129. 
The application will be open from December 15, 2022 through January 31, 2023. For issues concerning this grant opportunity, you should get hold of Kristen Brassard at

Local Food Purchase Assistance Program

Local Food items Order Guidance Grant Closes December 12th

The application for the Nearby Foods Purchase Guidance Grant closes December 12th. This funding can help Vermont farms, meals producers, and businesses, order food from socially disadvantaged farmers and producers. 

$200,000 is out there. There is no minimum or utmost award sum, requests really should align with venture objectives. 

Evaluation the Request for Applications for finish information. 

Application Deadline: December 12th

On-Farm Slaughter Workshop

Sign up for Rural Vermont and Mary Lake at Argyll Farm in Bennington for an on-farm slaughter and processing workshop. 

The workshop will present updates to point out and federal rules pertaining to on-farm slaughter and individuals will understand how to humanely slaughter and proficiently butcher and method a lamb. 

Tickets are $40, advance registration is necessary. 

Workshop: Sat. Dec. 17th from 9:30-3:00pm

Act 250 Engagement Discussion

You are invited to be a part of a general public meeting relating to Act 250 and Accent On-Farm Businesses hosted by the Company of Agriculture, Foodstuff & Markets.

This is an prospect to go over the draft recommendations for the State Legislature on how to utilize Act 250 jurisdiction to agricultural businesses. A final report will be introduced by January 15th.

You can join the meeting on Microsoft Groups, the password is zYivon.

Meeting: December 8th at 6:00pm

Incorporating Agritourism activities on your farm has the possible to diversify and raise farm income while producing much more significant relationships with your prospects and giving them a probability to understand about farming. Having said that, determining what to do and how to get commenced can usually sense too much to handle. 

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WLEI Primary Producer Grant

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